|Silverio Portal Contreras, prisoner of conscience|
|Three black men executed by firing squad for trying to leave Cuba.|
The hijackers were tried by the "Court for Crimes against State Security of the People’s Court of Havana. The Court had applied the specially expedited summary proceeding contemplated in Articles 479 and 480 of the Criminal Procedure Act, and found guilty. They appealed their sentence, and it was quickly denied. Unlike in the United States the Judiciary in Cuba is not independent of the Executive.
| Ramona Copello mourns execution of her son Lorenzo Enrique in 2003|
|Bárbaro Leodán Sevilla executed in 2003|
| Reina Luisa Tamayo, with her son's bloody shirt|